Education Calendar

In-Person Education

*NOTE: Classes are currently being offered online via Zoom and not in-person.

Please contact Education Director Jean Gaare Eby ( if you need more information.


“IRB-HSR 101”: A Short Course for Study Coordinators and Sub-Investigators of Clinical Research

Overview: The IRB-HSR 101 classes provide an overview of the ethics and regulations of research involving human subjects. Part 1 focuses on issues before approval and Part 2 focuses on issues after approval. These classes are open to any study coordinator or investigator of clinical research at UVA. New clinical research personnel are especially encouraged to attend. CME/ANCC contact hours/CEU offered.  Instructors: IRB Directors and Staff

Zoom Information for IRB 101 classes:

Meeting ID: 603 344 7008

Passcode: 112805

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Part I: Pre-Approval Issues

January 27, 2023: 9:00-11:00 am

March 03, 2023: 9:00-11:00 am


Part II: Post-Approval Issues

February 24, 2023: 9:00-11:00 am

April 28, 2023: 9:00-11:00 am


“IRB-HSR Chat Hour” for Study Coordinators and Sub-Investigators of Clinical Research

Overview: Each IRB-HSR Chat Hour is a one-hour education session focused on a specific clinical research topic. CME/ANCC contact hours/CEU offered.


Zoom Information for IRB Chats:

Meeting ID: 603 344 7008

Passcode: 112805

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Methodology, Ethics, and Regulations of Research Involving Human Subjects 

Overview: In this conference series, participants will learn how to conduct research more responsibly and how to better protect human participants in research. This course is offered jointly by the Office of the Vice-President for Research and the Department of Public Health Sciences. CME/ANCC contact hours/CEU offered. 

When: Tuesdays below 3:30 - 5:00 pm during Spring Semester


Zoom Information for Methodology, Ethics, & Regulations:

You must register for each individual session date using the link below:

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the session.


2022 Dates/Topics Below.

February 15th    Course Introduction; What does it mean to be a Responsible Researcher?

  • Jean Eby, ScD, MS, MEd Director of Human Subjects Research Education

NIH RCR Mandate

  • Janet V. Cross, PhD Associate Dean for Graduate and Medical Scientist Programs

Researcher Responsibilities to Vulnerable Populations

  • Jeanita Richardson, PhD Professor of Public Health Sciences


February 22nd              Scientific Integrity

  • Melur (Ram) K. Ramasubramanian, PhD Vice President for Research

Statistical Considerations in Responsible Conduct of Research                 

  • Sarah Ratcliffe, PhD Professor of Biostatistics, Public Health Sciences


March 1st                           Protection of Human Subjects

  • Rita Basu, MD Professor of Medicine; Chair, IRB-Health Sciences Research


March 15th                        Research Misconduct

  • David Hudson, PhD Senior Associate Vice President for Research


March 22nd                    Welfare of Laboratory Animals 

  • Kumari Andarawewa DVM, PhD, DACLAM Associate Director, Center for Comparative Medicine

Safe Laboratory Practices

  •  Tom Leonard, PhD Director of Environmental Health and Safety


March 29th                     Collaborative Research and Conflicts of Interest

  • David Hudson, PhD Senior Associate Vice President for Research


April 12th                        Authorship, Publication, and Peer Review

  • David Hudson, PhD Senior Associate Vice President for Research


April 19th                        Data Management Practices to Promote Research Rigor & Reproducibility

  • Andrea Horne Denton, MILS Research and Data Services Manager
  • Marieke Jones, PhD Research Data Specialist


April 26th                          Mentor/Trainee Responsibilities and Relationships

  • Phillip Trella, PhD Assistant Vice President for Graduate Studies
  • Sonali Majumdar, PhD Associate Director for Graduate Professional Development
  • Yi Hao, PhD Assistant Director for Graduate Professional Development


May 3rd                          Social Responsibility in Research

  • Phillip Bourne, PhD Founding Dean of the School of Data Science & Professor of Biomedical Engineering